|Mr. Nobody Holme: He Buys A Jitney (1916) - C. E. Price|
Mr. Nobody Holme has a car which has frozen up and he tries to start it. Mr. Gloom And Doom is not helping the situation with his discouraging comments. How Mr. Holme gets his jitney started is, at the least, startling. This animated short was based on the comic strip created by Tom E. Powers. Animation by Leon Searl.
Keywords: Motion Picture History; Early Animation
|At The Foot Of The Flatiron (1903) - C. E. Price|
The corner of 23rd Street and Broadway was known as the windiest spot in New York City. One day in 1903 cameraman A. E. Weed, of the American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, set up his equipment and cranked away as New Yorkers coped with a stiff breeze. Remember, this was a time when everyone -- men, women and children -- wore hats. The wind also wrecked havock with the long, billowing dresses the ladies wore...
Keywords: Motion Picture History; New York City; The American Mutoscope and Biograph Company; A. E. Weed; Wind
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